Canada Mining News

Community leaders from Mexico protest in Canada against Almaden’s operations

A protest action took place in Vancouver the same day Almaden Minerals announced the completion of a social impact assessment for its Ixtaca project in Mexico.

Exploration hot spot: some of the most richly-endowed terrain in British Columbia

Jaxon is set to advance significant discoveries in BC’s Golden Triangle and Skeena Arch.

Vancouver-based miner to expand operations in Ethiopia

East Africa Metals submitted two mining licence applications for sites located in the Tigray National Regional State, Ethiopia.

Antofagasta has a new project in Canada

This is the second deal the Chilean miner signs with Vancouver-based Evrim Resource.

World Bank to stop funding oil and gas projects

The institution will stop all lending for oil and gas projects after 2019, with some exceptions.

World’s third-largest insurer to divest from oil sands and pipelines

AXA and three other French investment groups follow the World Bank's lead.

Canadian junior to acquire five lithium projects

Azincourt says the 6,000-hectare land package included in its agreement with New Age Metals represents the largest mineral claim holdings of projects for the lithium group or type of minerals in the Bird River Greenstone Belt.

BC mining key building block for tech sector

Future of B.C. economy won't be a story of the nascent tech sector replacing natural resources sector, according to one of the province’s top bureaucrats.

Infographic | How currency fluctuations impact Canadian investors

For many Canadians, currency movements are an everyday part of life.

Report investigates human rights abuse linked to Kinross Gold's Brazilian mine

A report released today documents human rights abuse tied to a Canadian mine in Brazil, a project operated by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold.

Small Canadian miners in pole position for electric vehicle battery boon

Canadian developers of cobalt and lithium mines stand to benefit from a round of investments from the makers of EVs and the batteries powering them.

Mongolian Gov’t can’t nationalize Erdenet Copper Mine — court

Erdenet, which produces 530,000 tons of ore annually, is one of Asia’s biggest copper and molybdenum mines and a top tax contributor to the country’s $12 billion economy.

Canada’s Desjardins not scratching pipeline loans after all

Lender is moving to a carbon-neutral state by offsetting its own greenhouse gas emissions through the purchase of carbon credits starting this year.

Two 100%-owned projects have analysts talking about a possible 'JV partnership offer'

With an advanced project being looked at by potential partners, and another producing precious metal results, several analysts rate this explorer a "Buy."

Canadian federal court rejects Taseko's proposed $1.5bn copper-gold project

The federal court dismissed Taseko's applications for New Prosperity Mine, and ordered the company to pay court costs to the Tsilhqot’in First Nation.

Potash CEO meets with Chilean government amid stake sale

On Thursday, Potash Corp CEO Jochen Tilk met with authorities in Chile as the company tries to divest its minority stake in lithium miner SQM.

Massive Oyu Tolgoi mine to more than double gold production in 2018

Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill is also predicting costs to fall about 2.8%.

Sumitomo Metal Mining joint venture with IAMGOLD receives prestigious PDAC award

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that the joint venture between Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (“Sumitomo”) and Toronto-based IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”) for the Côté Gold Project has received the Viola R. MacMillan Award from the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (“PDAC”).

YMP launches Career Connect, a free of charge platform to unite mining’s talent and job seekers

The only mandate for Career Connect is to unite young mining professionals who are passionate about the industry with those looking for the best talent.

Superior Gold kicks off mining at Hermes open pit project in Western Australia

The Hermes development project is located about 65 km southwest of the company's 100%-owned Plutonic Gold Mine in Western Australia.

Data workers prove a rare resource for Barrick, fellow miners

The world's biggest gold miner is staking new ground in a dogged push to overhaul its operations, seeking scarce artificial intelligence experts to oversee projects using technology for everything from exploration to robot-run mining.

Diamond Fields to resume mining off Namibian coast next year

The country’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has renewed the Canadian miner's licence for ten years.

Glencore, Canadian teachers launch mining royalty firm

BaseCore Metals will be independently operated and have its own board of directors.

Sierra Leone ‘Peace Diamond’ sold for less-than-expected

The egg-sized, 709-carat rough yellowish diamond was sold for $6.5 million to luxury jeweller Laurence Graff, chairman of Graff Diamonds.

Bacanora tanks as president resigns

President and director Martin Vidal has left the post effective November 30.